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Species Myzinum maculatum

Wasp with impressive mandibles on Polygonum - Myzinum maculatum - female wasp - Myzinum maculatum - female unknown wasp - Myzinum maculatum - female Wasp? - Myzinum maculatum - female Myzinum - Myzinum maculatum - female  Myzinum maculatum - Myzinum maculatum - female  Myzinum maculatum - Myzinum maculatum - female Myzinum? - Myzinum maculatum - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Thynnoidea
Family Thynnidae (Thynnid Wasps)
Subfamily Myzininae
Genus Myzinum
Species maculatum (Myzinum maculatum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myzinum maculatum (Fabricius 1793)
Size
11–16 mm(1)
Identification
The males have clear wings obfuscate near apex [feature shared with a few other spp.]; female wings are distinctly bicolored. (1)

Det. Arturo Santos, 2020

The leg coloring in females may vary ("little to extensive yellow and reddish markings") (1)
Range
the most widespread species in NA: much of the US (north to VT-ND-ID-n.CA) to Costa Rica (1)